Alberto Longo has a PhD and a BSc in Economics from the University Ca' Foscari of Venice, Italy.
Before joining Queen’s in 2005, he held research positions in environmental economics at the University of Bath (2004-2005), and Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (2000-2004).
He is an applied economist with main interests in environment, energy, health, food, and human behaviour. He is particularly interested in cost-benefit analysis and non-market valuation. His work has appeared in Journal of Health Economics, Social Science & Medicine, Land Economics, Environmental and Resource Economics, Energy Economics, Ecological Economics, Journal of Environmental Management. He is particularly interested in microeconometrics, households' choices, methodological issues in non-market valuation and nudges for behaviour change.
He is currently leading for Queen's University a BBSRC project, SeaGas, on using seaweed (kelp) for anaerobic digestion. He is also a partner in the Centre of Excellence for Public Health NI and a co-investigator in a NIHR project on incentives for physical activity. He is involved in the Horizon2020 ALICE project on innovation in wastewater treatment to deal with climate change pressures.
He holds a visiting position at the Basque Centre for Climate Change, BC3, Bilbao, Spain.
He has advised several organizations, including the World Bank, UNEP, the Minister of the Environment of the Basque Country, Northern Ireland Energy Networks.
His complete list of publications can be found on Scholar Google